The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 894 857 861
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 10 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.033% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 25
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £74,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 10 £50,000 +66.66% 7
South West - 8 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +4 1 £28,000 -9.67%
West Midlands -7 1 £28,000 -9.67%
London -8 1 £60,000 -20.00%
Avon - 1 £52,500 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 44 (88.00%) GIS
2 34 (68.00%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (64.00%) Open Source
4 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (52.00%) Java
6 24 (48.00%) ESRI
6 24 (48.00%) jQuery
7 22 (44.00%) Python
8 17 (34.00%) Web Services
9 16 (32.00%) PHP
9 16 (32.00%) Oracle
9 16 (32.00%) UML
9 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (32.00%) Puppet
10 13 (26.00%) Content Management
10 13 (26.00%) .NET
10 13 (26.00%) C#
10 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.00%) Node.js
11 12 (24.00%) Akka
11 12 (24.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (24.00%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (24.00%) ZABBIX
11 12 (24.00%) Munin
11 12 (24.00%) Apache Solr
11 12 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (24.00%) QA
11 12 (24.00%) Management Information System

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) Node.js
2 12 (24.00%) Apache Solr
2 12 (24.00%) CMS
2 12 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.00%) ArcGIS
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (8.00%) SugarCRM
4 4 (8.00%) Drupal
4 4 (8.00%) Alfresco
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (68.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.00%) Pentaho
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Technical Architect
2 14 (28.00%) Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Technical Leader
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) GIS Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) jQuery
2 17 (34.00%) Web Services
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (24.00%) Akka
4 12 (24.00%) Leaflet
5 10 (20.00%) CSS
5 10 (20.00%) HTML
6 9 (18.00%) SOAP
6 9 (18.00%) Ajax
6 9 (18.00%) WPF
6 9 (18.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.00%) Middleware
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) Django
8 4 (8.00%) XML
9 3 (6.00%) XML Schema
10 2 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (88.00%) GIS
2 32 (64.00%) Open Source
3 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Social Media
6 2 (4.00%) Blog
7 1 (2.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) UML
2 13 (26.00%) Content Management
3 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) OOP
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 3 (6.00%) Information Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.00%) OOD
6 3 (6.00%) SOA
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) Use Case
7 2 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (52.00%) Java
3 22 (44.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) PHP
5 13 (26.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (32.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) ZABBIX
2 12 (24.00%) Munin
2 12 (24.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) ESRI
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (8.00%) Talend
6 2 (4.00%) Mapinfo
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